Travel Blogs from Ostravice
... It drizzled rain right through this 6km long gorge but the sky was clear when we exited the northern end! PM - Had lunch here in Skalni Mlyn, a scungy hot dog with mustard, not a good choice! A bit about these caves; the Punkva caves are an extension of the longest cave system in the Czech Republic whose corridors are over 30km long! You can also take a 1/2 kilometre long boat ride through one cave. ...
... hotel where our tour guides were waiting for us, but I explained there was a noise from the bottom bracket of my bike & it didn't sound good. Anyway they replaced my bike and it was 11.30am by the time we left Mikulov, could have easily spent another night there. We were driven to a crossroads alongside an orange service station in the middle of nowhere, I had to ask at the roadhouse where we were, I couldn't ...
... bloody hell, that was steep! Lana got a bee in her glasses & had to get off her bike & push up that hill (that was her excuse anyway!) After that we had several more hills but nothing like the Ernstbrunn killer! Beautiful farmland with reaping well under way, the canola all looks to have been reaped and plenty of wheat being reaped, silos at some of the towns along the way. We stopped in Laa for an ice cream and a Gatorade, it ...
... called the witch where a broken stalactite was stood up in the witches hand and represents her staff which makes it look very realistic. I hope you can see it in the photo.
We returned then to the ticket office but still the Pynkva Cave was closed and no idea when the technical problem would be solved so we had a coffee and waited a short while. 20 mins later it was opened and we took the Eco-Train up ...
... with ice and thick cream on top. Excellent!
I found a place that did pedicures and for 300czk or AU$16 I now have baby soft feet :)
We passed by the Old Town hall again to get a photo of the Brno Dragon that I mentioned yesterday.
This afternoon we returned to the markets and bought some blueberries, strawberries, raspberries and cherries - about 1.5kg for AU$5. We have dessert ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking